The Atlantic stingray is a member of the whiptail stingray family and is a flattened, rhomboid-shaped disc. It has a venomous spine with serrated tip and is a marine species that inhabits surf zones and estuaries, as well as sandy bottoms of large rivers and soft-substrate inland habitats.
Status & distribution
- Status — Marine invader
- Florida Distribution — Western and North Central, South Florida and Atlantic Coast
- The bluntnose stingray, Hypanus say